Philippians 1:3-6 ESV “I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you … Continue reading Cooperating with God
Are You Mostly Dead?
Revelation 3:1-6 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: ‘The words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. “‘I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are dead. Wake up, and strengthen what remains and is about to die, for … Continue reading Are You Mostly Dead?
Walking in Newness of Life
Romans 6:1-4 ESV “What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried … Continue reading Walking in Newness of Life
Then Sudden Destruction will Come
1 Thessalonians 5:1-3 ESV “Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, ‘There is peace and security,’ then sudden destruction will … Continue reading Then Sudden Destruction will Come
Are You Listening and Obeying?
John 10:22-30 ESV “At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, ‘How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly.’ … Continue reading Are You Listening and Obeying?
He Bought us Back
Ephesians 1:1-2 ESV “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Who are the saints? We are those who are set apart by God to … Continue reading He Bought us Back
In Returning and Rest
Isaiah 30:8-11 ESV “And now, go, write it before them on a tablet and inscribe it in a book, that it may be for the time to come as a witness forever. For they are a rebellious people, lying children, children unwilling to hear the instruction of the Lord; who say to the seers, ‘Do … Continue reading In Returning and Rest
A Change in My Behavior
Video Talk Galatians 6:7-8 ESV “Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.” What this passage … Continue reading A Change in My Behavior
Getting a Heart of Wisdom
Psalms 90:1-2 ESV “Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.” To be “in Christ” means that we dwell in him and he dwells in us. But this doesn’t happen … Continue reading Getting a Heart of Wisdom
Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord
Psalms 100 ESV Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with … Continue reading Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord